The Jr Bulldogs basketball team sponsored their annual Beyond Bulldogs Food Drive to help assist families in the area around the holidays. This year, the food drive took a little bit of a different approach and involved each class during homecoming week. The class that donated the most items received extra points towards their homecoming float which was announced at the homecoming pep rally on Gameday Friday.
The freshman donated 26 items, the juniors brought in 150, the seniors added 169, and the sophomores won it all with 185 items. The teachers also chipped in with 48 items of their own to bring the total to 578. Basketball Coach, Josh Atchley, had a goal of 450 items and since the student body succeeded that goal, his beard will be receiving a color treatment! “It was so cool this year to see the classes get involved in philanthropy throughout our community,” expressed Coach Atchley. “These items will be donated to the Haw Creek Baptist Church food pantry and will help a lot of families in need around the holidays. Thank you to the class sponsors for encouraging their groups to donate. What a great day to be a Bulldog!”